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Jul 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
will happen an hour and a half from now behind us at city hall. they will talk about the crime rate which is up in some major categories. and just within the last 24 hours, six people were shot and one person was killed. shootings had officers extremely busy. chopper 2 was on the scene of this homicide. police say a 20-year-old man was found dead in the backseat of the car near the freeway offramp. however, it's believed he was shot somewhere else. in three situations, police say there were attempted robberies. rapes are up 31%. robberies 27%, and burglaries are up 42%. councilmember reed says part of the problem is the lack of officers on the force. >> we lose about five officers each month. we've got another 90 officers either on light duty, or not working at all. >> reporter: another issue some say is the lack of planning by the city. crime stats show the police department's 90 day crime suppression isn't working as expected. >> we're frustrated. all of us are part of the city. all of us have equal responsibility. >> reporter: we attempted to talk to mayor kwan about the crime stats an
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